Charles A. Pillsbury

World War II
Service #O-98415
RankLieutenant U.S. Navy
Entered Service From Minnesota
Date of DeathNovember 21 1943
Walls of the Missing
Air Medal
Purple Heart
Air Medal and Purple Heart.

LT Pillsbury's aircarft went down during a combat mission on November 1943. He was initially listed as Missing in Action. After the war, his aircraft was located and his remains were recovered and identified. His is buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN. LT Pillsbury's name is permanently inscribed on the Walls of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery.

rosetta medal
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.